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The White Lion

104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
+44 1252 890840
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
“open fires” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always a great atmosphere, great Manager and staff always make you welcome. A pleasure to visit even on your own. Food good, and people friendly so a great local.

Thank NormaPynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food here is always consistently good. The service is great and the food always comes out hot and delicious. Clearly the chef's are well trained and passionate about their job

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank Lizzie Erin and Cameron and all the staff for making my 60th birthday party so so special the food was excellent and the service was first class u have all gone above and beyond to make me night so special...More

1  Thank Edwin T
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Edwin T, thanks for your praise and kind comments about the team. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your 60th with us. I will make sure you feedback is seen by the team they will be pleased to hear it. Best Wishes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd heard about the new vegan menu and decided to try it. I have to say we were not disappointed. Well done White Lion, a great menu I'd definitely recommend.

Thank Don W
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Don W, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Glad to hear you think the new Vegan menu is great too ! Kind Regards Brandon and Team

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We popped in on the spur of the moment for Sunday lunch, arriving around 2 pm when the main rush had gone, and there were a few tables available. This was our first visit to the pub in a long time. The bar wasn't too...More

1  Thank Good Names All Gone!
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your valuable feedback. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and will pass your feedback to the rest of the team. Best Wishes Brandon

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Although The White Lion was not our first choice we were able to get a booking for about twenty people who attended on 31st January where they prepared a buffet which was a nice spread of sandwiches, fish and chips, chicken pieces, pizza and salad...More

Thank Angela O
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Angela Thank for taking time to leave feedback from your visit. We are sorry for your loss and glad to hear that everything was to your liking. Kind regards Brandon and Team

Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had friend visiting us from some distance away and called this place to book a table for four people, we specifically requested a table in the room with the open fire.. The booking was confirmed by the lady, whose name we had.. We arrived...More

Thank Raffles29
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Popped in here for a quick light lunch and wish we hadn't! As a party of three we ordered a lamb kofta, BLT and veggie wrap. One order was served and it was then 45 minutes before the other two dishes arrived. Totally appalling, but...More

Thank basil_peacock
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Basil_peacock, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in and decided to have a basic ham egg and chips, there’s large and small and we had one of each. When the food eventually came (after ordering I’d managed to drive my car back home and walk back). I couldn’t believe how...More

Thank Speedingsiv
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went with the intention and of eating from the Christmas menu but there were some items unavailable. This included the soup. How can a restaurant run out of soup at 8pm on a Saturday. And it was tomato and balsamic. Hardly the most complex option...More

Thank Steve J
General Manager A, Manager at The White Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Hi Steve Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback I'm glad to hear you mostly enjoyed your visit. I do however apologise about the availability of some of our festive dishes. As we only serve this menu for a small portion of...More

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Response from boromover | Reviewed this property |
I have just spoken to the White Lion in Yateley but it was difficult to get my query across before the line went dead. Tried again but no-one picked up the telephone. This PH is part of the Vintage Inns group and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104-108 Reading Road, Yateley GU46 7RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Yateley
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 890840
The White Lion in Yateley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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